People's Summit, Saturday June 17
9 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop
"Coalition for Cooperative and Community Economics Summit"
An opportunity for community economics groups to strategize for effective coalition. College Room 208
10 a.m. - Dusk
"Cultural Extravaganza in Solidarity with Africville"
Speakers, musicians, and activities affirming the history of Africville. Location: Seaview Park.
10 a.m. - 12 noon Talk
"The Arms Trade: A Deadly Industry"
Ken Epps with Project Ploughshares speaks on today's international arms trade and Canada's role in it. Location: Community College Boardroom
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
"The P-7 Marketplace - Products and Services for People and the Planet"
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Art
"Hanging with the Big Cheeses"
Here's your big chance to have your picture taken with "the boys" People's Summit style, as seen by Karen Anderson. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rally
"We can't afford the G-7"
Location: South Commons
A drumming circle will be organized to provide energy to the P-7. All drummers are welcome. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
"Neighbourhood Noise" is an audio exhibition featuring a wide variety of sound works on the theme of community collected from people in your community and others. Location: "OO" Gallery, 2098 Gottingen St.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Talk
Discussion of the social and biological basis for choosing organic agriculture. Location: Community College, Room 316
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Workshop
"What is Real Wealth? - Re-Formulating the Assumptions of Welfare Economics"
"A 'welfare theory' worthy of the name should get beyond GNP: real wealth should be counted: personal safety, clean air and water, a stimulating life of the intellect. Ghandian and Buddhist economists have made a good beginning. Location: Community College Room 208
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Poetry
"In Other Words"
Seven women from the Thursday Night Poetry Group read their works. Location: Community College Room 212
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Talk and Exhibit
"History of Africville"
Highlighting the history of the once vibrant community of Africville and the efforts of the Carvery brothers who have protested at its former site for adequate compensation. Location: Community College Boardroom.
2 p.m. Film
"Who's Counting?" Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies, and Global Economics
A sneak preview that exposes the absurdities of economic systems that discount the essential but unpaid work of millions of women. Waring is a world-renowned political economist. Location: Wormwoods' Cinema, 2015 Gottingen St.
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Theatre
"Development on Trial"
A dramatic presentation which puts the World Bank and the IMF, two main organizations behind many development projects, on trial. Location:Community College Auditorium.
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Video
"In Cold Blood"
"In Cold Blood" is a 1992 CBC documentary on the occupation of East Timor by the Indonesian government and military. Discussion to follow. Location: Community College, Room 206.
4:30 p.m. Skit
"Giving them the SHAFFFFT"
A satire on the government's plan to solve the fisheries crisis by displacing 30,000 - 50,000 inshore fishing families. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Outdoor Dinner Theatre
"Fish and Chips"
An evening of theatre and music which looks at how global economic policy affects small farmers and fishers from around the world. Surprise guests, chips and fish (if any can be found) will be available. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Skit
"A Bunch of Crackies"
A group of saucy Newfoundland "youth types" will be asking: Where are our fish? Is big business racist? Where does coffee come from? And more! Within the "Fish and Chips" event. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
7 p.m. Marquee Speakers Series
"Setting the Real Bottom Line"
Dr. David Suzuki will speak on how humankind has embarked on an unprecedented and catastrophic path of destroying the very support systems of life on Earth and what can be done about it. Location: St. Mary's University, McNally Main Auditorium.
Updated: 14 June, 1995